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  • AGC Glass Co. North America is launching two families of low-emissivity coated glass products: Comfort Select for residential applications and Energy Select for architectural applications. The Comfort Select product family provides an array of new passive solar and solar control low-E coated glass, allowing window manufacturers to choose the product that best meets or exceeds the Energy Star... more »
  • The Earthwise Group LLC, a national network of locally owned manufacturers of windows and doors, reports that the organization has recently been recognized as “Made in USA Certified.”  To earn the certification, the group went through a rigorous supply chain audit to ensure that at least 75 percent of its products and processes originate and are completed in the United States... more »
  • Continuing its advocacy efforts to engage lawmakers and support policies that are in the best interest of the window and door industry, as well as its local communities, Quanex Building Products recently hosted U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson, representing Ohio’s Sixth District, at its Cambridge, Ohio, facility.  The company’s facility in Yakima, Wash., also welcomed U.S.... more »
  • Steve Hoffman has been promoted to general manager of the THV Compozit Windows & Doors manufacturing facility in Mandan, N.D. He has been with the company since 2010, serving as recruiter and safety administrator. Other changes include the promotion of Wendy Vannurden to customer service manager and the addition of Ryan Grigsby as purchasing manager. “Steve and Wendy have been a... more »
  • Houzz.com, an online platform for residential remodeling and design with more than 11 million monthly users, has awarded LaCantina Doors a "Best Of Remodeling" award for 2013.  The California-based manufacturer of folding door systems was recognized in the customer satisfaction category, based on homeowner Houzz members who rated their experience working with remodeling... more »
  • Harold Kaye, former president of Survivor Technologies and Remington Aluminum, as well as senior vice president at Crystal Window & Door Systems, has formed TKH Associates LLC to serve as a resource to entrepreneurial companies in the building materials business. The new company's services include strategic development, marketing support, and product representation. Kaye reports that he... more »
  • In additon to the following highlights, Window & Door's coverage also includes: A report overviewing the event In-depth coverage of new introductions in doors, windows, components and accessories A Live from Las Vegas video gallery featuring more new products More snapshots, featured as part of first day's coverage of this year's event.   Multi-panel folding and sliding door... more »
  • Leitz Tooling Systems LP, the supplier of cutting tools for wood windows and doors and other products, has purchased of the assets of Royce//Pacific Precision Cutting Tools in San Bernardino, Calif. "The purchase is a continuation of our international growth strategy and will enable Leitz to offer enhanced diamond and carbide service capabilities and additional experienced technical... more »
  • Las Vegas―The mood was distinctly upbeat among exhibitors and attendees at the International Builders’ Show, held here last week. While several large window and door manufacturers―notably Andersen and Pella―were absent, Ply Gem, Jeld-Wen, Marvin, Therma-Tru and others capitalized on the spotlight. The now three-day show, organized by the National Association of Home Builders, drew an... more »
  • A group of emloyees from Pella Corp. will be among the participants in an annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation walk being held in Des Moines, Iowa, on February 16. The Greater Iowa Walk to Cure Diabetes 2013 is often Iowa’s largest single-day fundraiser for a non-profit cause, and among the largest walks per-capita for JDRF across the US, according to JDRF. “Our Pella Windows... more »